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unbalanced

adjective
 
 
/ʌnˈbælənst/
ACCOUNTING used to refer to a set of accounts in double-entry bookkeeping in which, as the result of a mistake, the total of money owed or spent is not equal to the money paid into the account: I have some unbalanced accounting entries in the spreadsheet. An unbalanced general ledger represents a significant deficiency in the company’s accounting operations. The Borough Council is discussing the preliminary general fund budget, which is currently unbalanced with about a $118,000 shortfall. → Compare trial balance
POLITICS not fair or equal: Their reporting on the election has been unbalanced and often misleading.
likely to change in a way that is not controlled: The evidence is now piling up that there is a slowdown and that the economy is unbalanced.
(Definition of unbalanced from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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